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Pizza by the Chef

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Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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180 Mall Rd, Southtown Center, Suite D, Hollister, Branson, MO 65672
417.239.1415
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11:00 am - 8:30 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 am

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Pizza

The Pizza by Chef is a small family run business and from the looks of it, you may not think the food to be good but it turned out that I was wrong. We had one of the best pizza and the service was most friendly and excellent. I recommend it highly to any one visiting Hollister area or any... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Pizza by Chef is a small family run business and from the looks of it, you may not think the food to be good but it turned out that I was wrong. We had one of the best pizza and the service was most friendly and excellent. I recommend it highly to any one visiting Hollister area or any... More 

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Siloam
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I stopped in here with some friends based on an experience I had with the store in Branson West. I found out they had different owners. We had a supreme and a sausage. They both had a nice crust that was not too crisp and not too chewy. The toppings on the supreme had toppings piled high and they could... More 

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Forsyth, Missouri
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This place was recommended to us. We have lived in the area for 10 yrs and didn't even know,this place was there. We know, it now and will be back very soon...great food and great service! The pizza was outstanding! We each got a different pizza and a house salad...the homemade salad dressing was wonderful, too! A definite plus all... More 

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Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

There are two Pizza by the Chef's in the area. Branson West & Hollister. "Pizza by the Chef" offered a Facebook coupon, buy one Large get one Small FREE. Typical Pizza joint offer, right? Call them up and say I would like to use the Facebook offer, Buy One Large, get small FREE. So they take my large order, then... More 

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Crown Point, Indiana
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The calzones were great! Lots of filling, crispy crust, and very moist. Served with a good sweet marinara. We also go the garlic cheese bread which was really good. It was a lot of food, and wasn't too much for the amount.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Pizza by the chef is a wonderful locally owned establishment!! They are always extremely friendly, and have a very high-quality product. I love the Hercules, very comparable to a meat lovers pizza, they use salami and tons of cheese to make a wonderful pizza!

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Imboden, Arkansas, USA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We got The Chef's Spinach Pie to go. The flavor was amazing! One of the best pizzas we've ever had! Even delicious warmed up later. We will make this a regular stop on our way to Branson. I highly recommend it!

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Louisiana, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Very small pizza shack with big flavors. We had the supreme which was very good, i do recommend that you ask for extra sauce. Our waitress for super friendly and helpful with the area. So glad she recommended the garlic bread. Made with fresh bread that she herself made that morning. Its nit something you want to pass on.

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Pekin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The pizza was just ok for me. My husband and I went on a Tuesday night and they were not crowded. My first comment was that the pizza was not pipping hot but more warm. We order a large pizza and received it pretty quickly. The topping were fresh but the crust could have been cooked a little longer. Just... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is usually our family's favorite pizza place, but this time we were very disappointed. I don't know if they're under new management, or if they've changed the recipe of the crust, but it's not good. The crusts had no taste, were burned on the bottom, but somehow slightly gooey in the middle. Both pizzas were drowning in toppings &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 180 Mall Rd, Southtown Center, Suite D, Hollister, Branson, MO 65672
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Branson  >  Hollister
  • Phone Number: 417.239.1415

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?